Global Diabetic Foot Course
The Evolving Concept in Diabetic Foot
12-15 November 2023
Intercity Hotel Muscat, Oman


committee Global Diabetic Foot Course Speaker


Dr. Noor Janahi

BSc(Hons)Podiatric Medicine, PGD/PGC/MSc Theory of Podiatric Surgery/PhD DHSc , FRC(Pod)M, FFPM RCPS(Glasg)

Noor Janahi is a Chief Podiatrist practicing Podiatry in Awali Hospital in the Kingdom of Bahrain. She is the first Bahraini to achieve this degree and the first Bahraini to practice the profession of Podiatry in the country. Obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Podiatry from Edinburgh in 2005, followed by Masters in Podiatric Surgery and Doctorate in Diabetic Foot disease from Edinburgh in 2014. Noor's work experience included practical rotations in different hospitals within the United Kingdom as well as working full time as a Senior Podiatrist in Bahrain. She has worked individually to develop the profession of Podiatry in her country, and established the first Podiatry clinic (public and private) in Bahrain. Her working experience involved working as an independent podiatrist as well as taking part in multidisciplinary teams with Vascular Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, General Surgery, and Plastic Surgery. Her main interests are managing sports related foot injuries using the latest available techniques such as Ultrasound guided injections, and the prevention and management of high risk patients such as, patients with diabetic foot disease.

Noor’s interest in clinical research and training development allowed her to continue her academic career and obtain a Doctoral degree in health sciences where she investigated neurological manifestations in patients with diabetic foot disease. She has a number of published articles and is continuously involved in part time teaching in universities inside and outside her country. In 2015 she was awarded a scholarship from Harvard Medical School to be a participant at the Global Clinical Research Training Program. She is now a Harvard Medical School Research Associate.

Noor has been awarded Fellowship of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, a Fellowship in Podiatric Medicine from the Royal College of Podiatry and an International Fellowship from the Royal Society of Medicine in London. Noor is currently a Board Member of the training and education committee at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. She is a member of the Health Committee at Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry and one of the Founders of The Bahrain Association of Sports Medicine and Sports Science, and an Executive Member of the Gulf Diabetic Foot Working Group.

Noor has been a member of the London Foot Clinic (Podogo) since 2013 where she focused on expanding the services of the clinic to the Middle East region starting from Bahrain and the United Arabs Emirates, in order to provide such treatments for the Podiatry patients and to further promote and advance the profession within the Middle East.